Background and activities

Background

2017 - Associate Professor Department of public health and nursing

2016 - Associate Professor, Department of Nursing Science, NTNU

2011 - 2015:   Associate Professor, Department of Nursing Science, HiST

2007-2011:     Phd, Department of Social Work and Health Sciences, NTNU

2004-2006:     Master Degree, Department of Social Work and Health Sciences, NTNU

2001-2004:     Bachelor Degree, Faculty of Nursing, Sør- Trøndelag University College

2000-2001:     Elementary course in psychology, NTNU

 

Research

Mental health in adolescents

Main focus is emotional health and well-being in adolescents 13-18 years, from public elementary and secondary schools in Mid-Norway.

  • Stress, self-esteem and emotional symptoms
  • Self-esteem, emotional health and life satisfaction
  • Sense of coherence, stress and emotional symptoms
  • Sense of coherence and life satisfaction
  • Life satisfaction and emotional symptoms
  • Life satisfaction, school stress and depressive symptoms – life satisfaction as a potential mediator
  • Physical activity, stress and subjective health symptoms
  • Psychometric assessment of instruments measuring stress, sense of coherence and life satisfaction

Project leader of the project "Personal and contextual factors explaining mental health in adolescents" For more information: https://www.ntnu.edu/chpr/mental-health-in-adolescents

Appointments

Leader for the research area “Education and upbringing within Center for Health Promotion Research from 2009 – 2014.

 

Scientific, academic and artistic work

A selection of recent journal publications, artistic productions, books, including book and report excerpts. See all publications in the database

Journal publications